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I often see comments about NOB medical care from folks SOB whom I suspect have not seen a medical professional there in 10-15 years. Most of those comments are negative. While I too think that the overall healthcare/drug system in the US is badly flawed and probably is going to stay that way for quite a while.... Bernie Sanders not withstanding 🤣.... my and my wife's experiences with the doctors/hospitals/ERs/specialists and, yes, even Medicare Advantage, have been and continue to be exemplary. 

As gringal said, YMMV  and maybe has....

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I need to find out if the new hospital is offering MRI's as yet.  Anyone have their phone number? Thanks.

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12 hours ago, gringal said:

I need to find out if the new hospital is offering MRI's as yet.  Anyone have their phone number? Thanks.

According to Google- 376 689 0911

 

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1 hour ago, chapalence said:

According to Google- 376 689 0911

 

Shame on me!  But thanks for the info.😏

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On 6/14/2019 at 4:14 PM, RickS said:

I often see comments about NOB medical care from folks SOB whom I suspect have not seen a medical professional there in 10-15 years. Most of those comments are negative. While I too think that the overall healthcares/drug system in the US is badly flawed and probably is going to stay that way for quite a while.... Bernie Sanders not withstanding 🤣.... my and my wife's experiences with the doctors/hospitals/ERs/specialists and, yes, even Medicare Advantage, have been and continue to be exemplary. 

As gringal said, YMMV  and maybe has....

Ours too, in Texas.  Lot of bureaucracy though.

 

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The US stats on the medical industry are appalling.

 

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YES. That is the same number I was given when visiting the hospital in early May 

PS I wasn't sick. I just wanted to see the setup. I was impressed and am glad to have a medical plan with Dr. Garcia.

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I had a very positive experience there yesterday. I needed an Xray, and after discovering that the Maskaras facility was no longer in their former location, we proceeded to the new hospital.  A cheerful and competent young man at the unloading station helped me out of the car, into a wheelchair and down the hall to a very well equipped Xray room.  A helpful young technician dealt with the prescription and the charges were about the same as the old clinica.  We are fortunate to have this new facility to get Xrays done. 🙂

 

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IMO, the greatest difference between here and NOB, and I have said this before is accountability.

NOB, is there is a screw up, you can sue for malpractice.

Here, you may get an apology ("Sorry for the inconvenience") but that pretty much it.

I am reading there was a recent interpretation from the Supreme Court in Mexico, that in some cases, you can get "moral damages" which is the same as putative damages. Maybe for pain and suffering, loss of future income, etc. ?

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whatever it is do not count on them and for sure it will not be millions...

So far Chopo is advertizing MRI below 4000 pesos if ou want ta good price it is a very good price but you have to go to Guadaljara.

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8 hours ago, Willie said:

Gringal, what did you find out about the MRI?

They said it would be another month.

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Thx!  I'm supposed to have an appointment on the 5th.....I sure will check before I go sashshaying in there for it.

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Having a CAT Scan or an MRI requires more than just the availability of the equipment.  A really good radiologist is needed to read, interpret, and report the findings from the images. They are not all equally talented, and your GP does not have the qualifications that are required.

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The Chopo lab and the Chopo xray machine that was in Maskaras Clinica moved 200 mts east of the Maskaras building.  There was a sign before they moved about them having an MRI.  Did they have an MRI here or just a referral to their offices in Guad?  If it was here, then it's down by Pancho's.

 

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The chopo MRI is in Guadalajara and the prce is below 4000 pesos right now as they have a 20% off promotion

 

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